Declaration of Data Protection

Responsible in the sense of the data protection laws is Prof. Dr. Mamadou Diawara.

Institute for Ethnology at the Goethe University
Norbert Wollheim Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 069-79833055

When you access our web pages, information of a general nature are automatically collected (Log files). These are exclusively data that are collected anonymously and do not allow any conclusions about your person. The processing of the data is carried out according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit f DSGVO and is necessary for technical reasons to preserve the stability and functionality of our web pages. The following data will be collected, which your internet browser transmits to our Web space-Provider:

• Browser type and version
• Used operating system
• Web page from which you visit us (Referrer URL)
• Web page which you visit
• Date and time of your access
• Your Internet Protocol (IP)-Address

We are using Session-Cookies‘, small pieces of information stored in the computer’s memory and which are deleted when you leave our web pages. If you nevertheless wish to prevent to use of Session-Cookies, please change the corresponding settings of your internet browser.

Otherwise, we adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy: We neither use persistent cookies or tracking, nor do we access the Google-Fonts-Library.

If you have questions with regards to data protection, please send an email to